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Lucky for me

by Robson, Frank. Published by : HarperCollinsPublishers Australia, (Pymble, N.S.W. :) Physical details: 221 p. :ill. ;20 cm. ISBN:9780732285050. Year: 2007 List(s) this item appears in: Australian Biography
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At eighteen months of age, Lucky, a cream-coloured terrier, was dropped off at a vets clinic in Queensland, abandoned by his owners and suffering from ticks and other terrors. A week from being put down he was adopted by Frank Robson and his partner, Leisa. From the start, the fluffy new member of the household proved an enigma, displaying a twelve-snort vocabulary, an ability to climb trees (the better to chase parrots) and a disdain for suburbia. In this full- blooded account of a friendship between man and dog, Robson puzzles on the sentient being who trotted into his life and taught him about survival, mateship and the joys of an independent spirit.

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